Katherine De La Cruz (She/her) is a Afro-Dominican movement artists and model based in Brooklyn NY. She is an alumni of Hunter College where she earned a double major in Anthropology and Dance. In her work Katherine aims to use her knowledge of dance as well as her Anthropology background to continue to create pieces that offers a space for both confronting political and social issues, as well as offering perspectives on internal healing processes. She is passionate about choreographing and created the works “Autumn Heat” as well as “Pixel Element.” The latter was not performed due to COVID 19. Katherine’s new found love is dance film which led her to create the film “En La Luz.”
Katherine is a passionate performer and enjoys dancing for live audiences. She danced at The New York City Center during the 2019 Fall for Dance Festival in “The Running Show” by Monica Bill Barnes & Company. At Hunter college she performed in repertoire works by Larry Keigwin and Blakeley White-McGuire. During the 2019 Estrogenius festival at the Kraine Theatre she performed as a dancer and spoken word artist in Cory Villegas' show "Calle Soul". Katherine was also part of the cast in the 2020 dance film "Skybridge" by Marta Renzi. She was invited to perform at the 2020 Estrogenius Festival as a solo artist but this was cancelled due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.
Katherine aims to continue creating and performing both on stages and screens everywhere.